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Avocado And Yogurt Dip With Jalapeno And Cilantro

Draining the yogurt overnight makes this low-fat guacamole extra-creamy.

Courses: Dips and Spreads
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

1   Container plain nonfat yogurt - (16 oz)
1 teaspoon 5mlGround cumin
1 teaspoon 5mlAvocado - peeled, halved, (large) Pitted, and coarsely chopped
4 tablespoons 60mlChopped fresh cilantro
2 teaspoons 10mlMinced jalapeņo
1 teaspoon 5mlGarlic clove - minced (small)

Recipe Instructions

Set strainer over medium bowl; line with double layer of cheesecloth. Place yogurt in cloth-lined strainer. Cover with plastic wrap; chill overnight.

Discard liquid drained from yogurt. Transfer yogurt to processor. Stir cumin in small dry skillet over medium-low heat until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add cumin to processor, then avocado, 3 tablespoons cilantro, jalapeño, and garlic.

Process until smooth. Season with salt and pepper. Transfer dip to small bowl. (Can be prepared 6 hours ahead. Press plastic wrap onto surface of dip and chill.) Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon cilantro.

Dietary Information:

Per tablespoon: calories, 22; total fat, 1 g; saturated fat, 0; cholesterol, 0.

"Bon Appetit, July 2003"


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